Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday insisted he has no objection to amending the structure, saying a rewrite has been on his authorities’s checklist of priorities since taking workplace.
He reiterated the purpose at a press briefing held after a cell cupboard assembly in Rayong.
The federal government helps the plan to organise public hearings on proposed amendments, to be able to get a greater thought of which components of the structure have to be modified and decide the core ideas which might information the rewriting course of, he stated.
Gen Prayut stated authorities whips and coalition events are at present engaged on their very own modification proposals.
In the meantime, chief opposition whip and Pheu Thai MP for Maha Sarakham, Sutin Klungsang, dismissed media reviews that his get together was at odds with its core associate within the opposition, the Transfer Ahead Celebration, over differing opinions on constitutional amendments and the latter’s intention to grill the federal government in parliament.
“Solely the part on constitution modification ought to be altered at the moment … a brand new structure drafting meeting [CDA] ought to be shaped, which is able to then care for the remainder of the method,” he stated after chairing a gathering of opposition whips on rewriting the constitution.
After the assembly, Rangsiman Rome, a Transfer Ahead Celebration MP, stated Pheu Thai nonetheless has not given a transparent reply to his query as as to whether the get together helps Transfer Ahead’s plan to amend Part 272 of the constitution, which offers with the senators’ energy to vote within the choice of the prime minister.
On Monday, Mr Rangsiman lashed out at Pheu Thai over its stance on constitutional modification and Transfer Ahead’s intention to hunt a censure debate in opposition to the federal government.
Pradoemchai Bunchuayluea, a Pheu Thai MP for Bangkok, stated Transfer Ahead ought to ask itself whether or not it has ever listened to Pheu Thai’s solutions.